Paying for College

Chatting with Scholarship Winner Jonathan Hogan!

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I got the chance to speak with soon-to-be-freshman Jonathan Hogan about his recent College Raptor scholarship win as well as his college search and selection process. Here’s what Jonathan had to say! Tell us a little about yourself! Hi, my name is Jonathan Hogan, and I am a recent graduate of Murphy High School, located …

3 More Scholarships for LGBTQ+ Students

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We recently talked about seven scholarships for LGBTQ+ students, but those aren’t the only ones available. There are dozens of opportunities, but here are three more to help you get your search started. The Visto Bill Caspare Memorial Fund Diversity Scholarship If you’re interested in new media, digital advertising, or data science, you may want …

Should I Refinance ALL Of My Loans?

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Student loan refinancing is the preferred solution for borrowers looking for a way to lower their monthly payments, get a lower interest rate, or otherwise renegotiate the terms of their loans. This can be a truly attractive option, especially for those who have managed to build their credit history. However, despite the many benefits of …

Scholarships For International Relations / Affairs Majors

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A major in international relations is a detailed study of the interactions between different nations across the planet. In recent years international relations has expanded to outer space, where any probes sent out must also adhere to treaties created in consultation with international relations experts. This field has several challenges ahead and needs to adapt …

Scholarships for Information Technology Majors

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As technology becomes more and more integrated into businesses and everyday lives, the need for technology professionals grows. Information Technology is one such field of study that has seen exponential growth and popularity. For students majoring in IT, here are a number of helpful scholarship opportunities: Foundation for IT Education Scholarships The Foundation for IT …

What Can a Student Loan Pay For?

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We know that student loans are used to pay for college, obviously, but “pay for college” is a pretty broad description. Let’s narrow it down a bit: Tuition & College Fees This is often what people first think of when it comes to student loans. Tuition has been on the rise for many, many years …

Myth: If I Match Most of a Scholarship’s Requirements, I Can Still Be Eligible

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Submitting a scholarship application is a lot like submitting a resume. You’ll give them your name, your experience, answer some questions, and might even have an interview. So it follows that if you don’t 100% meet all the requirements on a scholarship, you can still submit your application…right? Meeting All Eligibility Requirements Nope. When it …

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